Duration: 4,1 h
Length: 8,72 km
Altitude uphill: 1207 hm
Altitude downhill: 1200 hm
Highest point: 1519 m
The Leiteralm is easily accessible from Vellau and a very popular hiking destination for young and old.
The Leiter Alm is located directly at the well-known Meraner Höhenweg at 1550 m.
It is located in the heart of the Nature Park Texelgruppe and is an ideal starting point for hikes and summit tours.
The Leiteralm offers their guests delicious traditional and international dishes.
From the center of Algund you hike along trail no. 25A to Caffè Konrad. Following the same trail, you continue past the Schlundenstein natural monument to Vellau. From Vellau you follow the leader alpine path no. 26, which leads you to the mountain pastures Kienegger and Oberplatzer. From here you now rejoin trail no. 25A, which takes you directly to the top station of the Korb lift below the Leiter Alm.
If your legs are getting tired, it is recommended to take the Korblift and Sesselift on the way back.
description to arrive at destination
Via the Adige Valley, take the MeBo Highway to the Algund exit.
Coming from Vinschgau, Algund is just before Merano.
- Parking directly at the valley station of the chair lift in Mitterplars (only for those who use the chair lift).
- Parking at the Lido outdoor pool in Algund.
- Parking in the center of Algund, opposite the town hall (at additional costs).
By train to Merano and by bus line 235 to Algund or Vellau.
On the following page you will find the travel times for public transport (www.sii.it).